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Podmedics brings superb medical education podcasts to junior doctors and med students

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Podmedics is a superb resource for medical students and junior doctors alike. The wide selection of topics, appropriate level of content and variation in length means the podcasts can be used for a quick reminder or a more detailed discussion of a particular topic.

ECG Notes, a helpful cardiology medical app for the Blackberry

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A review of the ECG Notes by SkyScape for the Blackberry platform.

The first HTML5 radiology viewer approved by the FDA, review of Vue Motion Medical Image Viewer

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A thorough review of the Vue Motion Medical Image Viewer by Carestream.

Web-based service allows parents to remotely check in on newborns in ICU

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Nicview provides secure live-streaming video of neonates at St. Jude’s NICU, allowing parents to check in on their kids from anywhere with their mobile device

NYC offering up $50k for an app that uses city’s data trove in a unique way

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New York City has announced a new app challenge aimed at finding innovative ways to use the hundreds of public datasets that it maintains. The app challenge is entitled BigApps 3.0 and is challenging software developers to create apps that use city data to make NYC better. The city collects data on everything from the location of WiFi hotspots to a directory of basketball courts. Much in the same way that retrospective analysis of the Women’s Health Initiative data or […]

Survey of smartphone utilization by physicians projects even more use in the future

A new survey offers surprising insights into smartphone usage patterns among physicians.

HealthTap Express Connects Patients To Over 5000 Physicians Via Your Smartphone

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HealthTap Express is a unique online space, helping patients and physicians connect via social media.

The ECG guide by QxMD – the definitive ECG app for the BlackBerry?

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A review of the ECG guide by QxMD

Physicians can now access hospital medical records on Blackberry Playbook with Citrix Receiver app

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The new Citrix receiver offers Health IT managers enterprise virtualization right from the Blackberry Playbook.

A venerated resource, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine, comes to Blackberry

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This time-tested resource makes the leap to the Blackberry world. While its content is still valuable, the app design and price remain key issues.

5-Minute Clinical Consult medical app for Blackberry, review of a diagnostic powerhouse

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A review of the 5-Minute Clinical Consult medical app for BlackBerry phones.

Epocrates Essentials for the Blackberry, Review of the venerable clinical reference app

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A review of Epocrates Essentials – a clinical reference tool — for the Blackberry platform.